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January 14, 2008

The Academic Olympics

Filed under: Academic,Humour,Writing — litlove @ 12:01 pm

from The Little Professor

As Aaron Copland’s Fanfare for the Common Man plays in the background, we bring you the first Academic Olympics…blogged live from Orange County, CA. Our schedule is truly one-of-a-kind, folks. Thanks to the nature of the academic lifestyle, we’ve been able to offer a unique combination of winter and summer sports…

GRADING MARATHON. The competitors run along a twenty-six mile route that passes through every office building on campus. At designated stops, they pause to grade a full stack of final examinations in their field. Competitors are penalized for illegible handwriting. (more…)

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